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Wednesday, February 15, 2012
A fund providing financing for fair trade institutions.

A SQUARE :: 15Feb12 A SQUARE 15 Feb 2012
Category SRI, Trade Finance
Author Florian Guldner
The responsAbility Fair Trade Fund, launched in December 2011 provides working capital to agricultural producers and trade organizations active in the fair trade universe.
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